Chapter 1 - commonly used in the scientific method 1 List...

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Chapter 1 An Introduction to Life on Earth The learning goals listed below are the broad concepts you should understand for this chapter. The learning outcomes list the concepts you should know or the things you should be able to do at the end of this unit. Some of the learning outcomes will be covered in class and the remainder you should achieve through reading, studying, and homework. Learning Goals and Intended Outcomes Learning Goal Learning Outcome(s) 1. Understand the levels of organization of matter. 1. Define key terms. (p.18 of text) 2. Describe how the units at one level of organization of matter are the building blocks for the next higher level. 2. Know the 6 operations
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Unformatted text preview: commonly used in the scientific method. 1. List the 6 operations in the scientific method in the correct order and explain an example. 3. Understand a scientific theory. 1. Distinguish between a scientific theory and a hypothesis and give examples. 4. Understand why evolution is the unifying theory of biology. 1. List and describe the three natural processes that underlie evolution by natural selection. 5. Know the shared characteristics of living things. 1. List and define the 7 characteristics of living things. 6. Understand the classification of organisms into domains and kingdoms. 1. Identify some of the characteristics used to classify organisms into domains and kingdoms....
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